Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday Trigger with Beth Moore: Stand and Salute Challenge

This week's challenge theme here at The Kraft Journal is Stand and Salute in honor of Armed Forces Day on Saturday May 21, and you still have time to join us too! Simply create a project using either Kraft cardstock or products from Kraft Outlet and link it up before Sunday at 6:00 p.m., Eastern time. You can find the link to our current challenge in the upper right hand of our sidebar.

The card I created for this challenge is in honor of all the Service Men and Women who help to ensure our freedom each and every day...they are indeed "My Hero".

Kraft Outlet products featured in this card include: Brown Kraft Cover Weight Cardstock, Blue Baker's Twine, Red Baker's Twine and 7 Gypsies Victoria Seam Binding in white.

To recreate this card:
  1. Create a 4 ¼ x 5 ½ top fold card with Kraft cardstock; ink edges.
  2. Die cut piece of patterned paper with scallop die and adhere to piece of coordinating patterned paper that is cut at 4 x 5 ¼ inch; wrap with blue ribbon and adhere to card front.
  3. Die cut tag from Kraft cardstock, ink edges and adhere scrap piece of red cardstock on back of tag; thread with ribbon, tie twine into bow and adhere to card front.
  4. Die cut banner from white cardstock and stamp sentiments; adhere to card front.
  5. Adhere gems on bow and large star.

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink: “Stampers Select White”,“Pure Poppy”, Kraft Outlet: “Brown Kraft Cover Weight” Patterned Paper: Lily Bee Design: “Picket Fence” 6 x 6 Tiny Tablet.
Fiber: Papertrey Ink: Twill Tap 3/8 inch “Blueberry Sky”, Kraft Outlet: Baker’s Twine: “Blue”, “Red”, 7 Gypsies: Victoria Seam Binding: "White"
Dies: Papertrey Ink: “Double-Ended Banners”, “Large Scallop”, Provocraft: Cricut Stand and Salute Cartridge. Embellishments: Imaginisce: Glam Rocks “Metallic Pearl”.
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: “Ad Sense”
Ink: Ranger: Stampin’ Up: Classic Stampin’ Pad “Real Red”.
Other Tools: Provocraft: Cricut Expression Tabletop Die Cut Machine, Imaginisce: I-Rock Tool


  1. Great work on this!!!! I love the details and the scalloped trim:)

  2. Wow, this is gorgeous! Absolutely love this, Beth! That paper is just fantastic and I adore the die cut tag. The red and blue baker's twine together is such a fantastic look.


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